Office of Civil Rights

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is responsible for Title IX (sex discrimination and sexual harassment) and Title VII (discrimination of protected classes) compliance; OIE is charged with investigating and resolving such complaints.

OIE is responsible for Title IX (sex discrimination and sexual harassment) and Title VII (discrimination of protected classes) compliance; OIE is charged with investigating and resolving such complaints. Additionally, OIE is responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion programming efforts across the district.

OCR's objectives consistent with MCC's Strategic Plan:

  • Create and foster an environment that is respectful of diverse opinions and perspectives
  • Continue to develop an institutional infrastructure to promote diversity, inclusion and equity for students, employees and community

Policies and procedures

Metropolitan Community College is committed to providing an inclusive, safe and welcoming environment for all members of its community free from sexual discrimination and harassment. If you believe you have been subjected to, witnessed or made aware of behavior that could be perceived as discrimination and harassment, please complete and submit this report to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

Resources

Sex discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual assault and domestic violence are traumatic events and are life-changing. Many resources are available in the Kansas City metropolitan area and many services are free of charge. The following information is intended as a resource to students, employees and the community.

Community resource directory by campus

For students who may be impacted by such occurrences but wish to remain confidential may contact:

Director of Student Disability Services
816.604.1529
mcc.confidential@mcckc.edu

For benefit eligible employees who may be impacted by such occurrences but wish to remain confidential may contact:

Personal Assistance Services – MCC's Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
800.356.0845
paseap.com